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The orderly conversation - business presentations redefined by Ludwig, Dale.

The orderly conversation - business presentations redefined

"The Orderly Conversation" is a groundbreaking resource for business presenters. For too long, business people have been taught to approach their presentations in the same way a speechmaker approaches a speech. But, business presentations in the same way a speechmaker approaches a speech. But, business presentations are not a type of speech. They are a type of conversation. This book explores what this distinction means for you. It simplifies the process, eases your discomfort, and gives you a f

Nov 21, 2014
The Poetry deal by Di Prima, Diane, author.

The Poetry deal

""The Poetry Deal shines with eros and kindness and the reality of inspiration. No American or Anarchist voice or soul-building heart has ever been more clear. The pages are fierce with love and generosity."--Michael McClure, author of Ghost Tantras "The Poetry Deal is fresh flame from a revolutionary fire that continues to burn. Every woman of every age should carry it in a purse with their pepper spray. Diane is the ultimate weapon."--Amber Tamblyn, author of Dark Sparkler "In her latest colle

Nov 18, 2014
The resilience dividend - being strong in a world where things go wrong by Rodin, Judith.

The resilience dividend - being strong in a world where things go wrong

"New York. Athens. Boston. Tohoku. Newtown. Oslo. West. Wenzhou. New Orleans. Dhaka. Moore. Nairobi. These communities are just a few among the many that have been hit hard by one of the "wicked problems" of today's world: natural catastrophe, disease and contagion, systems or social collapse. If you haven't been directly touched by one of these disruptions yourself, you are sure to have been affected by them in some way. They harm people, destabilize communities, and threaten organizations and

Nov 18, 2014
The rise of Tiamat by

The rise of Tiamat

"Thwart the Queen of Evil Dragons. The Cult of the Dragon leads the charge in an unholy campaign to bring Tiamat back to the Forgotten Realms. With the race against evil moving from Waterdeep to the Sea of Moving Ice to Thay, the situation grows more perilous with each passing moment. The heroes must succeed, or Faeru^n will succumb to draconic tyranny. In the end, the world will never be the same."--Back cover.

Nov 21, 2014
The rough guide to Cambodia by Boyle, Emma, author.

The rough guide to Cambodia

Nov 21, 2014
The Rough Guide to Cambodia by Rough Guides (COR)/ Boyle, Emma (EDT)/ Thomas, Gavin (EDT)

The Rough Guide to Cambodia

Nov 18, 2014
The truth about nature - a family's guide to 144 common myths about the great outdoors by Tornio, Stacy.

The truth about nature - a family's guide to 144 common myths about the great outdoors

"Does moss grow only on the north side of a tree? Should I always wait an hour after swimming? Do hummingbirds really migrate on the backs of other birds? Find out in The Truth About Nature by the authors of The Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book. This companion title, unlike other nature-myth titles for children, won't focus on classic mythology and folklore, but rather will be a useful compendium debunking everyday myths with which children can relate. Organized by season, these 144 nature-based fab

Nov 17, 2014
The unspeakable - and other subjects of discussion by Daum, Meghan, 1970- author.

The unspeakable - and other subjects of discussion

"A master of the personal essay candidly explores love, death, and the counterfeit rituals of American life In her celebrated 2001 collection, My Misspent Youth, Meghan Daum offered a bold, witty, defining account of the artistic ambitions, financial anxieties, and mixed emotions of her generation. The Unspeakable is an equally bold and witty, but also a sadder and wiser, report from early middle age. It's a report tempered by hard times. In "Matricide," Daum unflinchingly describes a parent's d

Nov 21, 2014
The visual blues by

The visual blues

The visual blues explores the enormous impact that blues and jazz music emanating from the Deep South and moving north had on artists associated with the Harlem Renaissance. The Visual Blues shows how the artists and musicians of the Harlem Renaissance blurred artistic boundaries, drawing inspiration from each other and contributing to each other's art forms. The art scene in Harlem from 1919 to approximately 1940 encouraged a melding of art, music, literature, and poetry, providing a creative h

Nov 21, 2014
The Visual Blues by Mault, Natalie A. (EDT)/ Lawson, R. A. (CON)/ Lowe, John (CON)/ Mault, Natalie A. (CON)/ Vendryes, Margaret Rose (COR)

The Visual Blues

Nov 18, 2014
The way of tea and justice - rescuing the world's favorite beverage from its violent history by Stevens, Becca, 1963-

The way of tea and justice - rescuing the world's favorite beverage from its violent history

"In 2012, reverend and social entrepreneur Becca Stevens began work on the Thistle Stop Cafe´, a business designed to provide employment opportunities for the residents of Magdalene, as well as Thistle Farms, the social enterprise benefitting women recovering from violence and addiction. As she explored the legacy of tea, she uncovered not only its healing mysteries but also the dark secrets that have overshadowed this ancient brew. In THE WAY OF TEA AND JUSTICE, Becca draws readers into the wor

Nov 18, 2014
The who, the what, and the when - 65 artists illustrate the secret sidekicks of history by

The who, the what, and the when - 65 artists illustrate the secret sidekicks of history

"This ... illustrated history reveals 65 people you've probably never heard of, but who helped shape the word as we know it. Muses and neighbors, friends and relatives, accomplices and benefactors--such as Michael and Joy Brown, who gifted Harper Lee a year's worth of wages to help her write To Kill a Mockingbird. Or John Ordway, the colleague who walked with Lewis and Clark every step of the way"--Amazon.com.

Nov 18, 2014
The wild truth by McCandless, Carine, author.

The wild truth

"The ... story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just ... Jon Krakauer, but also the rest of the nation. Krakauer's book, Into the Wild, became an international bestseller ... and Sean Penn's ... film by the same name further skyrocketed Chris McCandless to global fame. But the real story of Chris's life and his journey has not yet been told--until now. The missing pieces are finall

Nov 20, 2014
The Wisdom of the Beguines- The Forgotten Story of a Medieval Womens Movement by Swan, Laura, author.

The Wisdom of the Beguines- The Forgotten Story of a Medieval Womens Movement

Nov 21, 2014
The woman code - 20 powerful keys to unlock your life by Nelson, Sophia A.

The woman code - 20 powerful keys to unlock your life

Nov 20, 2014
The woman who would be king by Cooney, Kara.

The woman who would be king

A portrait of the longest-reigning woman pharaoh in Ancient Egypt draws on surviving artifacts to consider her unprecedented rise, her achievements and why most of her monuments were destroyed after her death.

Nov 18, 2014
The wood-fired pizza oven - make your own pizza oven / create the perfect pizza by Pellicano, John, author.

The wood-fired pizza oven - make your own pizza oven / create the perfect pizza

The arrival of the wood-fired pizza oven into suburban backyards and kitchens has opened up a new world for pizza lovers and those who appreciate delicious, home-cooked food. Chef and food lecturer John Pellicano takes you through the steps of building a wood-fired pizza oven of your own and shares the secrets to cooking delicious pizzas and other easy-to-make meals. This book will make a gourmet chef of even the most inexperienced pizza lover. It also features other dishes that can be successfu

Nov 21, 2014
The world atlas of coffee - from beans to brewing--coffees explored, explained and enjoyed by Hoffmann, James (Coffee expert), author.

The world atlas of coffee - from beans to brewing--coffees explored, explained and enjoyed

This book is a beautiful world guide to the brown bean. Taking the reader on a global tour of coffee-growing countries, The World Atlas of Coffee presents the bean in full-color photographs and concise, informative text. It shows the origins of coffee -- where it is grown, the people who grow it; and the cultures in which coffee is a way of life -- and the world of consumption -- processing, grades, the consumer and the modern culture of coffee. Plants of the genus Coffea are cultivated in more

Nov 21, 2014
The world of birds by Elphick, Jonathan, author.

The world of birds

Nov 21, 2014
The world split open - great authors on how and why we write. by

The world split open - great authors on how and why we write.

Nov 19, 2014